Nouchka Fontijn carries Friday night as the English flag during the opening ceremony of the European Games in There. The boksster is one of the 86 Dutch sportsmen and women to participate in the tournament of the republic of belarus.
“I got goose bumps all over when I was asked to,” says Fountain. “I was at the training camp in Ireland, as in Pieter van den Hoogenband and asked me if I’d be vlaggendrager always wanted to be. I’m very proud of it and think it’s a huge honor that I get the go-ahead should be for the European Games.”
The 31-year-old Fountain that won four years ago in the first edition of the European Games in Baku, azerbaijan, gold in the middleweight class up to 75 kg). A year later, at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, she won the silver, and also at the world cup in 2018, she became the second.
“Nouchka was an exemplary sportswoman, and a person with a role model,” says the chef de mission, Van den Hoogenband. “In addition, it is important that this role is not an extra burden for her, but an extra boost. I am very proud to announce that our vlaggendrager want to be.”
The European Games at The start on Friday and last until Sunday, the 30th of June. The opening ceremony is on Friday at 21: 00 hours (local time) from the start. Fountain will only be on the 26th of June, for the first time in the action in Minsk.
In the netherlands, in fifteen sports: acrobatic gymnastics, badminton, 3×3 basketball, boxing, archery are, judo, karate, sambo, shooting sport, table tennis, trampoline, artistic gymnastics, cycle racing, track racing, and wrestling.
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